Units of Study

GCST2605 - Race and Representation

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jane Park
Phone: +61 2 9351 7509
Email: jane.park@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit introduces students to cultural theories about race and ethnicity and uses these theories to examine representations of racial minorities across a range of media such as film, literature and performance within multiple national contexts. By interrogating the relationship between these representations and those of other identity categories including gender, sexuality and class, it provides a complex understanding of how 'race' as an institutional force and lived experience helps shape perceptions of ourselves and others.

Assessments

tutorial participation (10%), 1x500wd group presentation (15%), 1x400wd journal (15%), 1x1000wd midterm essay (25%), 1x2200wd final research essay (35%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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